Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
. in addition to what toby says about infrastructure. california prices are up 20 to 30 cents in a day and this is no national supply destruction. because we haven't built a refinery since the mid 70's and because of energy infrastructure is lacking. we don't have the pipelines to transport the energy and one more point, it's also not just the fear premium. we have the purchasing price of the dollar. it's no coincidence the fact that oil prices, gasoline is up 100% since inauguration day and the debt is up more than 50% and gold is soaring through the roof there's no coincidence, the dollar, it's a factor in the equation and should be addressed. >> thank you. gas prices aren't the only thing addressing our economy right now the fiscal cliff, train wreck of automatic tax hikes and spending, and that's why neil will be live from the nation's capital next week, hosting a special cost of freedom. 10 a.m. to noon eastern. countdown to catastrophe. >> and before you call 911, it could be creating an emergency for taxpayers. i've been a superintendent for 30 some years at many different p
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
consumers. we don't a revenue problem. this is what we said in california, some of us, a small percentage of us. we don't have a re-knew problem. we have a spending problem. if you look, steady state that 15 to 18% of gdp in the public sector you can raise revenue and grow the business. as soon as you try to raise more revenue from the private sector than say 18%. the biggest statement those be we are going to limit the size of government to i wish it was 15%. give me 18% or 20% as opposed to the run-away government. as soon as you start taxing people you start killing the goose that laid the golden egg, everywhere. that's how the lower income as well as the higher income fol folks. that is what is going on. you get in stagnation, stall. we're about to stall the economy. >> neil: one of the arguments that is more commonly raised say barack obama re-elected scenario is that everyone take a chill pill. we have only want to raise taxes on the top rate from 35 to 39.6%. despite what republicans are whining about, this is the white house view. it affects only 3% of small businesses.
Oct 20, 2012 10:00am EDT
business like other states than california, which raises taxes and takes money out of the economy and puts it into the government's hands, which is huge for a state like that and florida is getting its act in gear. >> what do the candidates have to learn from these governors? neither one of them has exactly the same policies. >> the first thing we can learn is five out of the 7 governors in the swing states are republicans. so, a lot of the macro republican policies seem to be working at the state level, and, rick talked about florida but look at wisconsin, scott had to go up against the recall to get collective bargaining with the unions, and, john kasich, the same in ohio and, he has gone out and had about 18 tax cut plans, he's straightened out the tax code in ohio and these are the types of things either presidential candidate needs to implement, going forward. to start creating jobs again. >> susan, john makes a good point, fighting unions and collective bargaining, going up against regulations. those are all things that seem to be working on the state level. should the candidate